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Florida Southern College
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  • 4 Year
  • LAKELAND, FL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

111 LAKE HOLLINGSWORTH DR
LAKELAND, FL 33801
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sunshine State Conference
From Florida Southern College

Florida Southern College is a national leader in engaged learning. Ranked among America's top colleges by US News & World Report, Forbes, and The Fiske Guide, our hands-on learning environment provides students with opportunities for research, performance, and service learning. Our signature guarantees provide each student the opportunity to intern at renowned companies, study abroad, and graduate in four years.

Ranked the #1 “most beautiful” campus in the nation for two consecutive years by The Princeton Review, our 113-acre Frank Lloyd Wright-designed campus attracts students from all of the country. We invite you to visit and explore all Florida Southern and central Florida has to offer.

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Florida Southern College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 1
Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Range
1120-1260
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,325 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,844 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 63 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 74 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 75 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,537 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
218
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Involved
    70%
  • Rich white kid.
    14%
  • Dry campus
    4%
  • Stuck up
    4%
  • Apathetic
    2%
  • Driven
    2%
  • Nerdy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 95 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 110 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Interactive
    30%
  • Personal
    29%
  • Everything you want
    14%
  • Boring
    7%
  • A trap
    5%
  • Create your house the party house be nice= hot chi
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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